|Place of birth||Mount Barker, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Saddleworth, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, C R Franklin, Saddleworth, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in the Senior Cadets for 3 years; 1.2 years in the 79th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Morphetville, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Lance Corporal|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, G Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||Suez War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 56), Egypt|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated in Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Charles R. and Margaret S. FRANKLIN, Saddleworth, South Australia|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
To hospital, sick, Gallipoli, 26 April 1915; admitted to Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, 2 June 1915 (tonsilitis); discharged to duty same day; embarked Alexandria for Gallipoli, 8 June 1915; rejoined Bn at Gallipoli, 13 June 1915. Admitted to New Zealand Field Ambulance Dressing Station, Gallipoli, 10 August 1915 (influenza); transferred to Lemnos and embarked for England on HS 'Aquitania', 11 August 1915; admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 23 August 1915 (dysentery).
Discharged from the AIF, 26 November 1915, on being granted a Commission, 10th Reserve Bn, Royal Lancaster Regiment, British Army.
Subsequently served in the Royal Flying Corps.
Killed in action, 24 June 1917.Medals: Croix de Guerre, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal